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Residential panic room build in progress…

We’ve been designing, building and installing residential panic rooms for over 30 years so we thought we’d show you our latest build project as it unfolds in our workshop. A residential panic room build in progress Every panic room we create is bespoke but each is specifically designed to provide unrivalled safety and [...]

2021-10-04T11:01:58+01:00September 30th, 2021|

Petrol station personnel seek refuge in safe room

Staff at petrol station in Bristol sought refuge in a safe room after a man entered the premises wielding a knife https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2021-09-09/attempted-murder-arrest-after-knife-attack-at-bristol-petrol-station The man, thought to be in his 50s, was detained and then arrested by Avon & Somerset police on suspicion of attempted murder. Commenting on the attack, Paul Weldon, managing director of The [...]

2021-09-10T12:24:43+01:00September 10th, 2021|

A great start to 2021…

As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2021, we’re delighted to report that we’ve had a great start to the year in spite of multiple lockdowns here in the UK and the continuing global pandemic. In the last few months, we’ve received a wide variety of enquiries from potential clients in the [...]

2021-03-24T14:48:32+00:00March 24th, 2021|

Panic rooms: a must-have for professional footballers

Last week we were invited by journalist, Tariq Panja, to take part in an interview for an article he was writing for the New York Times on the security problems faced by professional footballers. Tariq spoke with our MD, Paul Weldon, about how panic rooms are a 'must-have' item for professional footballers and we're proud [...]

2021-03-19T16:06:13+00:00March 19th, 2021|

Former TOWIE star installs panic room

We were delighted to read that former TOWIE star, Gemma Collins, has had a panic room installed in her new, £1.35 million five-bed barn conversion home: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-9349981/Gemma-Collins-installs-panic-room-dream-1-35m-Essex-home.html Gemma joins many other Essex homeowners who have added a panic room to their luxury properties over the last few years, some of which the team here at [...]

2021-03-24T14:55:02+00:00March 12th, 2021|

2020: the year the world turned upside down

As we come out of a second lockdown and face continuing restrictions here in the UK, we’ve been reflecting on the last few months and the year that the world turned upside as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic. Here at The Panic Room Company we work with both commercial and residential clients and [...]

2020-12-02T12:23:43+00:00December 2nd, 2020|

Smooth, seamless, world class

When the oil tanker ‘Nave Andromeda’ came under a suspected hijack whilst idling off the coast of the Isle of Wight, there was only one organisation to call – the Special Boat Service (SBS). Around 16 SBS commandos boarded the ship and implemented a textbook operation to rescue the crew and capture the hijack which [...]

2020-11-04T15:26:51+00:00October 30th, 2020|

Security walling solution

Considering adding a panic room to your property or office? We’ve now made it even easier with our new security walling solution that can be retrofitted into a chosen space within your home or commercial premises. Using only certified components, we are able to design and build, on site, a panic room to suit bespoke [...]

2020-06-30T11:41:51+01:00June 10th, 2020|

Panic rooms in the event of social disturbance or civil unrest

Over the years, we have installed panic rooms in some of the most dangerous areas in the world, for both commercial and private clients. For example, panic rooms are a common inclusion in embassies. Embassy panic rooms are specifically designed to provide a fully efficient safe haven that can sustain life for many days. With [...]

2020-06-30T11:34:30+01:00June 1st, 2020|

Footballers’ security measures

A few weeks ago our MD, Paul Weldon, spoke with Jon Boon at The Sun about our work to design, manufacture and install panic rooms. Following the recent news that England and Spurs midfielder, Dele Alli, was held at knifepoint during a burglary at his home in North London, Jon put together this informative insight [...]

2020-05-26T17:05:23+01:00May 26th, 2020|
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